Competence Ability Study in People With Schizophrenia

2014-08-27 03:16:47 | BioPortfolio


The goal of this research is to understand whether schizophrenic patients are capable of comprehending clinical trial consent form or influenced by disease, also after intensified educational illustration for "understanding of consent form", their comprehension increased or not, in order to protect patient's right.


The goal of this research is to understand whether schizophrenic patients are capable of comprehending clinical trial consent form or influenced by disease, also after intensified educational illustration for "understanding of consent form", their comprehension will increase or not, in order to protect patient's right. First week, inform the patient a putative goal and method of clinical trial medicine research, then using Macarthur comprehension evaluation tool-clinical research Ed., evaluate the understanding of all patients for this putative clinical trial research consent form. For experimental group schizophrenic patients, using PANSS score evaluate seriousness of their symptom. 2 weeks later, randomly stratify schizophrenic patients into 2 groups, one give educational intervention for consent form, the other does not, then evaluate again with Macarthur comprehension evaluation tool-clinical research Ed. and PANSS score.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional




Consent form education


Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Taichung City




Taichung Veterans General Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:47-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A chronic form of schizophrenia characterized primarily by the presence of persecutory or grandiose delusions, often associated with hallucination.

An obsolete concept, historically used for childhood mental disorders thought to be a form of schizophrenia.

Informed consent given by someone other than the patient or research subject.

Informed consent given by a parent on behalf of a minor or otherwise incompetent child.

An institutional policy of granting authority to health personnel to perform procedures on patients or to remove organs from cadavers for transplantation unless an objection is registered by family members or by the patient prior to death. This also includes emergency care of minors without prior parental consent.

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